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Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Based in New York City, New York, cosmetics industry player Estee Lauder Companies Inc offers many employment opportunities, including Marketing Manager and Account Executive positions. The average employee at Estee Lauder Companies Inc takes home $71K annually. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Estee Lauder Companies Inc, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Estee Lauder Companies Inc typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Estee Lauder Companies Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Counter Manager (7)
$22,947 - $44,415  
[-]Counter Manager (7)
Salary$28,844 - $72,012  
Bonus$417.69 - $8,647  
Commission$342.65 - $6,541  
Total Pay$22,947 - $44,415  
[+]Marketing Manager (5)
$46,568 - $135,709  
[+]Marketing Manager (5)
Salary$45,949 - $121,816  
Bonus$1,308 - $22,350  
Total Pay$46,568 - $135,709  
[+]Beauty Counter Manager (4)
$19,023 - $46,605  
[+]Beauty Counter Manager (4)
Bonus$447.83 - $12,126  
Total Pay$19,023 - $46,605  
[+]Account Executive (3)
$41,860 - $121,485  
[+]Account Executive (3)
Salary$42,719 - $109,598  
Total Pay$41,860 - $121,485  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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The highest average salaries go to Executive Director of Marketings, who bring in close to $165K, though Executive Directors are not far behind at approximately $140K along with Marketing Managers (about $85K) and Packaging Engineers (around $77K). At $55K, Senior Accountants are among the lowest paid at Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $55K. For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $80K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $97K per year.


Median pay is highest in Miami (around $91K annually), followed by Boston (approximately $89K), Melville (about $88K), and New York ($81K). At about $44K, Bristol is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Massachusetts, where the average Estee Lauder Companies Inc employee makes $89K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Safety Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $120K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Salaries typically rise to approximately $88K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountant s. Regarding salaries and education, Estee Lauder Companies Inc pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry the most — around $174K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $76K. A common skill in Estee Lauder Companies Inc's work force is Microsoft Excel; close to a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Operations Management, Sales Management, and Financial Reporting.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off due to illness is less common here than paid vacation time, 43 percent report receiving the former, whereas a little more than half of workers report receiving the latter. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Estee Lauder Companies Inc are tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats

72 %
28 %
$45,968 - $97,540
$46,187 - $110,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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